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A special kind of brain : living with nonverbal learning disability

Author: Nancy Russell Burger
Publisher: London : Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sharing the experience of bringing up a child with nonverbal learning disability (NLD), this book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children's interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with NLD and how to discuss NLD with children. This book will reassure, advise and inform parents and professionals who work with children with NLD."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Russell Burger
ISBN: 1843107627 9781843107620
OCLC Number: 55085908
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What's the matter with Jimmy? --
The diagnosis and dealing with it --
At home: parenting the NLD child --
Managing 'inflow': the kid in the candy store --
Persever-what? --
Socialization: it's a jungle out there --
Teaching social skills --
Activities for the NLD child --
NLD at school: working with the system --
Discussing NLD with your child --
Living with NLD every day --
Changes in routine and moving-a four-letter word --
Getting involved --
Seeking outside help for your NLD child --
Looking ahead --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Resources.
Responsibility: Nancy Russell Burger ; foreword by Byron P. Rourke.

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